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Texans re-sign Samkon Gado

HOUSTON - The Houston Texans have re-signed exclusive rights RB Samkon Gado, it was announced today.

Gado (5-10, 226) ran for 217 yards and a touchdown on 54 carries last season for the Texans. He also caught 16 passes for 80 yards. Gado joined the Texans in a trade from Green Bay prior to the second game of the season.

Gado is the 20th player that Houston has re-signed from the 2006 roster.

Following player was acquired via trade (1):

QB Matt Schaub (6-5, 237) Last team: Atlanta Falcons

Following are free agents the Texans have signed from other teams (6):

LB Shawn Barber (6-2, 240) Last team: Philadelphia Eagles

OT Jordan Black (6-5, 310) Last team: Kansas City Chiefs

LB Danny Clark (6-2, 245) Last team: New Orleans Saints

RB Ahman Green (6-0, 218) Last team: Green Bay Packers

CB Jamar Fletcher (5-10, 186) Last team: Detroit Lions

DT Jeff Zgonina (6-2, 290) Last team: Miami Dolphins

Following are the free agents the Texans have re-signed (20):

WR Charlie Adams (6-2, 210) Exclusive Rights Player

WR David Anderson (5-10, 197) Exclusive Rights Player

CB Roc Alexander (5-10, 190) Restricted Free Agent

TE Mark Bruener (6-4, 256) Unrestricted Free Agent

DT Tim Bulman (6-4, 292) Exclusive Rights Player

DE Earl Cochran (6-5, 272) Exclusive Rights Player

RB Ron Dayne (5-10, 245) Unrestricted Free Agent

RB Samkon Gado (5-10, 226) Exclusive Rights Player

CB Von Hutchins (5-9, 181) Restricted Free Agent

T Scott Jackson (6-4, 302) Exclusive Rights Player

DE N.D. Kalu (6-3, 265) Unrestricted Free Agent

RB Vonta Leach (6-0, 250) Restricted Free Agent

DT Anthony Maddox (6-1, 295) Exclusive Rights Player

DT Alfred Malone (6-5, 308) Exclusive Rights Player

CB Dexter McCleon (5-10, 195) Unrestricted Free Agent

OT Ephraim Salaam (6-7, 302) Unrestricted Free Agent

TE Ben Steele (6-5, 245) Exclusive Rights Player

P Chad Stanley (6-3, 209) Unrestricted Free Agent

RB Chris Taylor (6-0, 224) Exclusive Rights Player

QB Bradlee Van Pelt (6-2, 222) Exclusive Rights Player

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